Priceline Beats Profit Estimates as Room Night Bookings Grow

  • Like Expedia, Priceline saw travel to France hurt by attacks
  • Priceline search for new CEO continues, interim chief says

Priceline Group Inc. topped profit estimates as the number of hotel rooms booked through its websites increased and the impact of terrorism on tourism to Europe was muted. Shares jumped as much as 6.2 percent in extended trading after the results were released.

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